Aviation Photo #1737483 Antonov An-24RV - Iraero

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A really hot day in Chita - it was +41°C.Very hard conditions for start up AI-24 engines."Watermills" are used to obtain flour to bake fresh bread for passengers right inflight))))
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Photo Added: July 07, 2010

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Anonymous
7 years ago
Nice!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great photo, Love the water effect
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nice way to start up engine !
Anonymous
7 years ago
It's reminded me my youth. When I was a student this method had been using very often to success start up engine while summer heat. But we had been throwing water from a bucket to IGV with using a mug :)
Anonymous
7 years ago
AN-24RV is happy in the bath.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nice photo!
Anonymous
7 years ago
That guy doing the spraying has one of the best jobs in the world.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nice shot!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Here in Brazil it's a rather rare view. Even in very hot days, that are pretty common specially in the north. We never do this kind of thing...I reckon it might help.
Anonymous
7 years ago
AN 32 is a Hot and High certified aircraft. I don't see/know of such practices on that aircraft. it uses the AI-20DM
Anonymous
7 years ago
Sure, but that guy helps to start up the engine AI-24VT because that plane is Antonov-24RV
Anonymous
7 years ago
Looks like he's watering the dog on a hot day
Anonymous
5 years ago
Looks like he's pissing :)))
Anonymous
4 years ago
Wet crank ! :-)....but still great pics

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